South Fork Kitchens

South Fork Kitchens (SFK) is AFI's business incubator for food entrepreneurs. It is located on the Southampton Campus of Stony Brook University.

The SFK kitchen is a fully equipped and fully licensed commercial kitchen available to qualified users. It has more than 3,000 square feet of cooking and prep space and includes a large walk-in refrigerator, a freezer, a dry storage area, and a loading dock. It also contains the following equipment:

Deck Oven
Dough Sheeter
4 Convection Ovens
2 Hobart Mixer
Tilt Skillet
Steam Kettle

The kitchen is available for rent around-the clock in four-hour blocks of time, with the option of renting double blocks. Up to four users may occupy the kitchen at the same time. We expect users to rent kitchen space on a regular basis with a minimum of two times monthly.

To qualify as a user, you must have a food handler's certificate, all licenses appropriate to your business, and insurance for your business. You will also be subject to a background check. 

If you are a farmer or food producer interested in learning more or receiving an application form, please contact us at